I can tell when there is a public cloud outage because my phone blows up. It’s usually reporters who want quotes about the impact on businesses, ways to avoid the impact, and the likelihood that this is a forthcoming trend. What can I say? Everything technical fails from time to time. Public clouds are no different. The objective with technology is to get the number of failures as close to zero as possible.
With that said, it makes sense to look for solutions that will lower the risk of outages taking down our business for any amount of time. Lately, that means looking at multicloud to mitigate risk. Let’s examine what multicloud means for outages and how that would work.